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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    I use LauncherPro Plus :ninja:
    I'm hesitant to pay for something that the dude's clearly abandoned months ago. Would've paid for it last year, but not now.
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    (Original post by Nick Longjohnson)
    I'm hesitant to pay for something that the dude's clearly abandoned months ago.
    ...pay? :flute:
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    Hi,

    may anybody help me find an android phone please?

    I need to to have the following features (essential):
    - touch screen, good response
    - relatively good screen
    - average or better battery life
    - good speed (RAM/processor)
    - speaker phone
    - unlocked / easily unlockable (want to use my giffgaff sim)

    the following features would be nice, but not essential at all:
    - good camera

    my budget is at max, £130.

    I will be using the phone to access my gmail, google maps, google calendar, facebook and the odd (light) internet browsing. No heavy duty games or videos etc.

    Any recommendations as to makes and models?
    please quote when replying to me
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    (Original post by purplefrog)
    Any recommendations as to makes and models?
    please quote when replying to me
    Would you be willing to get a used phone, on eBay perhaps? Or do you only want new?
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    Would you be willing to get a used phone, on eBay perhaps? Or do you only want new?
    I'm willing to use ebay so long as the seller has a high feedback rating etc. and I wouldn't mind a phone in a like-new condition (will read the description of the selling page to judge). Ideally brand new in store would be good, but am willing to compromise if there is a good deal to be found.
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    (Original post by purplefrog)
    Hi,

    may anybody help me find an android phone please?

    I need to to have the following features (essential):
    - touch screen, good response
    - relatively good screen
    - average or better battery life
    - good speed (RAM/processor)
    - speaker phone
    - unlocked / easily unlockable (want to use my giffgaff sim)

    the following features would be nice, but not essential at all:
    - good camera

    my budget is at max, £130.

    I will be using the phone to access my gmail, google maps, google calendar, facebook and the odd (light) internet browsing. No heavy duty games or videos etc.

    Any recommendations as to makes and models?
    please quote when replying to me
    I vote the Orange Monte Carlo

    http://shop.orange.co.uk/mobile-phon...ge-monte-carlo
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    I vote the Orange Monte Carlo

    http://shop.orange.co.uk/mobile-phon...ge-monte-carlo
    I'm quite apprehensive about getting an Orange ZTE phone - my last phone was the Orange San Francisco which came with so many problems! Are there any other alternatives?

    I was thinking of a Samsung Galaxy Ace, any ideas on that?
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    (Original post by purplefrog)
    I'm quite apprehensive about getting an Orange ZTE phone - my last phone was the Orange San Francisco which came with so many problems! Are there any other alternatives?

    I was thinking of a Samsung Galaxy Ace, any ideas on that?
    Hmm what problems did you find with the San Fran? I love my San Fran and no major problems (if we exclude problems which I caused myself...) and I'm sure many of us on this thread would agree the San Fran = :yy:
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    (Original post by purplefrog)
    Hi,

    may anybody help me find an android phone please?

    I need to to have the following features (essential):
    - touch screen, good response
    - relatively good screen
    - average or better battery life
    - good speed (RAM/processor)
    - speaker phone
    - unlocked / easily unlockable (want to use my giffgaff sim)

    the following features would be nice, but not essential at all:
    - good camera

    my budget is at max, £130.

    I will be using the phone to access my gmail, google maps, google calendar, facebook and the odd (light) internet browsing. No heavy duty games or videos etc.

    Any recommendations as to makes and models?
    please quote when replying to me
    This.

    Brilliant deal.
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    (Original post by F_shakeey)
    This.

    Brilliant deal.
    I was thinking of that one actually Do know if its easy to unlock?
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    (Original post by purplefrog)
    I was thinking of that one actually Do know if its easy to unlock?
    In my area I could get it done quite cheap. There are loads of unlocking places around E.London
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    (Original post by purplefrog)
    I'm quite apprehensive about getting an Orange ZTE phone - my last phone was the Orange San Francisco which came with so many problems! Are there any other alternatives?

    I was thinking of a Samsung Galaxy Ace, any ideas on that?
    I had the San Fran also and I thought it was great once i'd removed all the bloated orange software and got it running a custom rom, but it's personal opinion!

    Yeah the Galaxy Ace is a great alternative but bear in mind it's £130 + £15 top up + around £10 unlocking.
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    I paid £130 for my Hero :nopity:
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    I paid £130 for my Hero :nopity:
    When was that? You can get them for £50 - 70 on ebay in good condition.
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    (Original post by biffyclyro27)
    When was that? You can get them for £50 - 70 on ebay in good condition.
    About 15 months ago. So that's how much mine would go for now? :cry2:
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    Guys is htc wildfire s any good ? Just got an offer from my mobile provider.
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    About 15 months ago. So that's how much mine would go for now? :cry2:
    It probably won't depreciate anymore

    The Nokia 5800 has been selling for around £60 for like 2 years now, the HTC HD2 can be found for £100 if your lucky and I just bought an xperia play for £150 brand new!
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    Just saw a YouTube vid on it and I'll think I'll pass on the offer unless offered something better.
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    About 15 months ago. So that's how much mine would go for now? :cry2:
    ah OK, fair enough. Well that's what a lot of them go for, but I have seen buy it now prices of £100 ish. Just check the completed listings and you can see what they go for.

    I'm aiming to get £80 - 90 when I upgrade in December
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    (Original post by Guvnor)
    Guys is htc wildfire s any good ? Just got an offer from my mobile provider.
    I wouldn't take it :wink2:

    (Original post by Like_A_G6)
    It probably won't depreciate anymore

    The Nokia 5800 has been selling for around £60 for like 2 years now, the HTC HD2 can be found for £100 if your lucky and I just bought an xperia play for £150 brand new!
    Good news

    (Original post by biffyclyro27)
    ah OK, fair enough. Well that's what a lot of them go for, but I have seen buy it now prices of £100 ish. Just check the completed listings and you can see what they go for.

    I'm aiming to get £80 - 90 when I upgrade in December
    Yeah that's the kind of figure I wanted to sell my phone for. I intend to get a Desire S next, when it comes down to about £150... but my phone is working great now and I feel no urge to upgrade any time soon
 
 
 

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